The Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection (JFABC) digital library is an online guide and finding aid for the rich collection of artists’ publications available in Flaxman Library Special Collections. The JFABC brings together close to ten thousand artists’ publications in all formats and media including: books, zines, multiples, video and audio recordings, digital works, periodicals, and other intimate works of art created by artists of local, national, and international significance. Focusing on materials published from the 1960s to the present, it is complemented by collections of reference works and exhibition catalogues to support in-depth research on artists’ publishing.
"Keraklit über den Kosmos" includes quotes of the philosopher Heraclitus about cosmos in relationship with abstract digital photographs of lights that the artist has taken.; Housed with tran... Read more
A compilation of screenshots captured during the artist's video calls with her mother.; "Part of an ongoing project that seeks to document the exchanges between mother and daughter while nav... Read more
"A book inspired by the Angel of Bremen, produced to resemble the type of pamphlet publication / recipe book given away with newly purchased gas cookers in the 1940s-50s. It contains 14 'rec... Read more
"These are messages from beyond. For some reason, about ten years ago I began to receive messages from dead men about their perceptions of the afterlife. From them I have determined that the Grea... Read more